Debian Security Advisory
DLA-679-1 qemu-kvm -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Oct 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-8576, CVE-2016-8577, CVE-2016-8578, CVE-2016-8669.
- More information:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in qemu-kvm:
qemu-kvm built with the USB xHCI controller emulation support is vulnerable to an infinite loop issue. It could occur while processing USB command ring in
qemu-kvm built with the virtio-9p back-end support is vulnerable to a memory leakage issue. It could occur while doing a I/O read operation in v9fs_read() routine.
qemu-kvm built with the virtio-9p back-end support is vulnerable to a null pointer dereference issue. It could occur while doing an I/O vector unmarshalling operation in v9fs_iov_vunmarshal() routine.
qemu-kvm built with the 16550A UART emulation support is vulnerable to a divide by zero issue. It could occur while updating serial device parameters in
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u17.
We recommend that you upgrade your qemu-kvm packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS